202-235-2360

info@lamaze-dc.org

Serving the entire Washington, DC Metro Region Including: Arlington, Ashburn, Fairfax, Frederick, Herndon, Jefferson Loudoun, Montgomery, Prince George's, Prince William, Alexandria, Bethesda, Falls Church, Gaithersburg, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Manassas, Manassas Park, Reston, Rockville, Silver Spring 

This is a one day, weekend class held on Saturdays from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.

 

The $60.00 registration fee is per couple. There will be an additional $105.00 due to the teacher on the first day of class.

 

Note: Registration fees are non-refundable but transferable to another class.

 

Insurance Reimbursement is often available with a class receipt.

 

Military Discounts are available. Contact your instructor for details.

Springfield, VA - Lamaze Class - Weekend 1-Day

$60.00Price
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  • The goal of the course is to provide a balanced approach, combining the benefits of Lamaze with medical practices, if needed, to enable mom to enjoy a positive birth experience.

     

    The class will cover:

    • Common pregnancy and birth concerns
    • Pregnancy exercise and relaxation techniques
    • Picking a care provider and place of birth
    • Fear & Pain – let’s address it & look at the facts
    • The benefits of different kinds of birth (non-medicated, medicated, induction, cesarean)
    • The natural process of birth
    • Coping strategies and the role of a partner
    • The role of interventions
    • How to make informed decisions about interventions
    • Birthing positions
    • The gentle cesarean
    • After the birth: what to keep in mind - healing, caring for baby, and breastfeeding
    • What happens in postpartum to your body and mind
    • Partner’s postpartum role and other support
    • Problem-solving common fears in postpartum
    • Review of birth plan and role play of possible situations

     

    Registrants for this class also receive handouts, a workbook, and complimentary review videos to watch at home!